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Nov 1, 2016

Cris Chico pioneered and perfected the concept of “virtual” real estate investing, where you can do deals literally from your laptop, from start to finish. He then streamlined his methods into a fully integrated system called Virtual Wholesaling.

He has successfully sold hundreds of residential properties all across America using his unique and ground breaking system “Virtual Wholesaling.”

When not flipping houses or teaching others, he spends his free time with his family.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Cris developed his virtual wholesaling practice
  • Generating leads through direct mail
  • Why Cris doesn’t put the fact that he wants to buy houses on his postcards
  • How Cris structures his postcards
  • How Cris has redefined what a lead is
  • Why you should even call back the people who don’t leave a message
  • How Cris deals with the people who don’t leave messages (and why those people make up to 60% of Cris’ business)
  • Why the only thing your postcards need to do is collect phone numbers
  • How Cris’ strategy gets a 5% response rate (the average is 1%)

Resources:

Oct 27, 2016

Dennis Henson is President of Vanguard Marketing and Investments, Inc. and the AREA (Arlington Real Estate Association of Investors. He is the inventor of “EvaluateMyDeals.com”, and the author of “Becoming Wealthy in Real Estate” an Investor’s Guide to Riches.

Dennis is an expert at controlling property for profit without taking a title, along with many other creative techniques he teaches in his program. He has over 38 years investing in real estate, and has completed numerous and profitable real estate transactions throughout the Southern United States.

He specializes in single family investing, but his complete knowledge of real estate expands with Options, Rent to Own, Land Contracts, Contracts for Deeds, Pre-Foreclosures, Foreclosures, Bankruptcies, Probates, Subject To’s, Wrap Around Mortgages, Seller Carry Back Notes, Land Trusts, Leases, and learning how to design creative financing are just a few subjects offered to his students.

Dennis stays on the cutting edge of his trade by actively seeking out and teaching the latest innovative ideas in real estate. As a mentor and teacher, he has helped hundreds of investors get to the right start within this business. He also works with experienced investors helping them take their business to the next level.

Regardless if you a new, or experienced investor, your ability to make money buying and selling, or buying and holding Single Family real estate lies in your knowledge, and implementation of the “The Seven Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing.”

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The seven secrets of real estate investing
  • Why there’s more money out there than you will ever need
  • The 12 ways to get money
  • The downside of getting conventional loans
  • The upside of private money
  • Why you shouldn’t borrow more than 65% of a property’s value
  • The biggest mistake people make when looking for private money
  • Why you can’t feel like you’re taking advantage of the people you’re borrowing from
  • What private money is
  • How to find private money
  • Why you have to exercise your “asking for private money” muscle
  • Why Dennis goes to country clubs and Bass Pro Shops to find private money lenders
  • Why you should talk to CPAs and attorneys
  • Why giving someone your card is not enough
  • Why you need a coach — and make sure it’s the right one

Resources:

Commercials:

Fund and Grow
Capital Connection

Oct 26, 2016

Mike Powell is a creative real estate investor from San Antonio, Tx. He began selling commercial real estate in his early twenties to put himself through college at Texas A&M.

His goal was to make his first million by age thirty. He smashed that goal. Today he specializes in finding private lenders, seller financing, and buying self-storage facilities.

Mike continues to grow substantially year after year and attributes his success to God and his endless desire to keep learning and improving. He says, “I am a reflection of the mentors in my life”.

Tim Macy is an Air Force Veteran and Real Estate Investor. He is a licensed agent with eXp Realty and leader of the Terrell-Macy Group. Tim and his partner Emily bring a unique product to the San Antonio real estate market, offering investors an investor friendly team while providing all of the great marketing and sales of a retail team. Tim is experienced in renovations, rentals, REOs, auctions, owner finance, and many other types of transactions.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What eXp is and how it’s changing the game
  • How using a cloud based real estate brokerage will save YOU time
  • The training that eXp provides and why it’s better than traditional brokerage training
  • Why eXp is simply a financially superior solution to your brokerage needs — both now and in the future
  • How eXp’s revenue sharing system rewards mentorship
  • How eXp eliminates a lot of overhead for brokers and allows them to have many more agents underneath them
  • The physical office spaces that eXp offers when needed
  • Why Mike and Tim can’t imagine going back to the old way
  • Why eXp truly is for everyone
  • Why you won’t have any problems with eXp when it comes to protecting your brand
  • The great success rates Mike and Tim have seen when selling people on joining eXp
  • The great CRM you get to use with eXp
  • The financial numbers you need to know about eXp

Resources:

Commercials:

Capital Connection
Moat Note Servicing

Oct 25, 2016

During his 25+ years in business of helping folks to create wealth tax free, David Cole has seen time and again the dramatic differences in the outcome between people who step up to the plate and take charge of their financial lives as opposed to those who continue to do exactly as they are told and “trust” the system .

A favorite quote from his book is now more relevant than ever, “Get Rich Slow”

“As a result of others controlling your money, you’ve been lulled into a false sense of security, believing someone else is standing guard over your hard-earned dollars and, thus, guaranteeing your financial future.”

Today, David is recognized throughout the country as one of the foremost experts on the subject of retirement plans for hands on real estate investors.

David has consulted with hundred of hands on real estate investors helping them to overcome obstacles that were limiting their success.

David along with his Wife Jill, reside in Prescott, Arizona. Where during their personal time they are working towards creating a hands on Aquaponics education center to teach families how to grow their own pesticide free, organic, fruits and vegetables.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Picking the right investment based on the time you have to spend on it
  • What you need to know about the solo 401k
  • Getting control of your investment plan and deciding where to put your money
  • Why you haven’t been taught about the solo 401k
  • What you need to do to qualify to the solo 401k
  • How to deal with the regulations that happen when you have employees
  • What you can’t use a solo 401k for
  • The opportunities offered to you with the solo 401k for
  • How to borrow from your 401k effectively
  • Why people have ditched their IRA plans and rolled them into the solo 401 k plans (except for the Roth IRA)
  • Dave’s after tax Roth 401k
  • Moving taxable income into your retirement plans
  • The differences between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA
  • The free consultation Dave is offering you as a listener of this podcast

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Oct 20, 2016

David Corbaley “The Marketing Commando” has multiple businesses throughout different fields, including real estate and internet marketing that has brought him great success. Sharing the information he’s learned over the years is one of his true passions.

If you are actually doing real estate, we have an opportunity for you that will go above and beyond any marketing tool that is currently out there for FINDING SELLERS. This is an extremely high level product, so be prepared to see significant results when you learn more about this amazing internet lead generating product.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why the deal gives you the upper hand
  • The kinds of deals that David likes to do
  • The psychology of why inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing
  • Why you need to create videos to attract people that want to sell their homes (and a website that will help you do it)
  • How to find motivated sellers on Craigslist
  • Why talking on the phone beats email
  • Why consistency is the most important thing
  • What an average day looks like for David

Resources:

Oct 19, 2016

Grant Kemp is an RMLO/Investor based out of Dallas Texas who specializes in creative financing and “out of the norm” transactions.

While actively investing with Sub2, Cash, Wholesale, Wrap, and Rental strategies, Grant has also spent hundreds of hours studying and reading lending requirements as outlined in the Dodd-Frank act, S.A.F.E Act, R.E.S.P.A., TILA, in order to best serve other investors around the country in successfully investing with seller financing mechanisms.

Through Texas Pride Lending, Grant has processed hundreds of owner financed transactions, with nearly $20 Million dollars worth of transactions already completed by Q4 of 2014.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • RMLO: what is it?
  • The primary laws, regulations, and statutes that Grant’s company has to comply with
  • Why these rules and regulations are not real estate career killers
  • How the Dodd-Frank laws can actually improve your owner-financing career
  • Passing closing costs onto the buyer
  • APR: what you need to know
  • What you need to provide to Grant so that he can do his process
  • Why using someone like Grant will lead to you bringing in better buyers
  • How this process would protect you if you were to be sued

Resources:

Oct 18, 2016

Randy Hughes (Mr. Land Trust) has written extensively for local and national real estate publications. He has taught real estate classes for many years at the University of Illinois, Parkland College and Elgin Community College.

He teaches classes on how to protect your assets and how to become more private with your personal life. He also teaches land trust law and administration, authors the only Land Trust Newsletter and Blog in the country, is the founder of the Land Trust University.

He has written Privacy and Asset Protection books as well as home study courses. Randy’s most popular publications are his Land Trusts Made Simple!® home study courses and live seminars.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why you should use a land trust
  • Why you don’t want to own real estate in your own name
  • Why you should put every property into its own land trust
  • What to say when an opposing attorney asks why you are using a land trust
  • How to use land trusts to not have to deal with judicial foreclosure situations
  • What you need to know about land trusts and complying with the Dodd-Frank law
  • Profit as they apply to closing costs
  • Why land trusts can be more difficult in some states
  • Randy’s course

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Oct 13, 2016

Mark J. Podolsky (AKA The Land Geek) is widely considered the Country’s most trusted and foremost authority on buying and selling raw, undeveloped land within the United States.

He has been actively investing in Real Estate and Raw Land since 2001, and has completed over 5,000 unique transactions. Mark’s company, Frontier Equity Properties, LLC, is an A+ rated BBB real estate company.

Mark has achieved this level of success largely due to his core business philosophy –“Happy Customers Guaranteed.”

Mark is the host of one of the top rated podcast in the Investing Category on iTunes aptly title The Best Passive Income Model. He is also the host of the Land Geek Podcast- Work Smart. Earn More. Learn How.

By sharing his sharply-developed business acumen and his proven, time-tested strategies, Mark helps students break free from Solo Economic Dependency. Mark and his top students make money even when they’re not working……in fact, even while they’re sleeping. That’s real financial freedom, and that’s something worth striving for.

On A Personal Note

Mark and his wife, Rachel, have been married for over 17 years. They have three children – Noah, Elan and Ella – and they reside in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. Mark is an active member in various charities including St. Vincent DePaul, UMOM homeless shelter and Boys Team Charity

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Solo economic dependency
  • Mark’s journey from working a job he hated into finally being a financially free entrepreneur
  • How Mark deals with selling property he doesn’t see himself
  • Mark’s acquisition manager and his automated virtual team
  • Mark’s happy customer guarantee
  • How Mark finds his VAs
  • What typical land notes look like
  • Why Mark doesn’t use private money
  • How to take the emotion out of money
  • Finding your freedom number
  • Finding your own niche

Resources:

Oct 12, 2016

Mike Powell is a creative real estate investor from San Antonio, Tx. He began selling commercial real estate in his early twenties to put himself through college at Texas A&M.

His goal was to make his first million by age thirty. He smashed that goal. Today he specializes in finding private lenders, seller financing, and buying self-storage facilities.

Mike continues to grow substantially year after year and attributes his success to God and his endless desire to keep learning and improving. He says, “I am a reflection of the mentors in my life.”

Brandon Gaunce had worked in Corporate America since he was 16 years old. In February 2014 fate and opportunity finally met and Brandon discovered his position at his corporate job was being eliminated in the next few months. As God had a hand in it, he attended a real estate seminar where Mitch Stephen was a guest speaker to whom he gravitated towards due to Mitch’s genuine, non-guru personality. “Mitch truly wanted to help.”

Subsequently Brandon and Mitch had an hour long interview to discuss Mitch’s program and Brandon’s circumstances. Afterward Brandon decided to turn down a relocation package from his corporate job and to dive feet first into Real Estate knowing he had Mitch’s mentoring and guidance,

Brandon started from zero and what happened over the processing 18 months proved that Corporate America had been holding Brandon back.

Mike and Brandon are two very different people in two very different markets. Yet, both are successful and winning on a daily basis. Here’s a chance to listen to their inspirational stories.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Mike and Brandon’s different backgrounds and how they got into this business
  • What both Mike and Brandon focus on in their businesses
  • Brandon and Mike’s first years that were filled with mistakes and lessons learned
  • Fighting through the struggle of finding private money and succeeding
  • What kind of interest rates you should offer
  • Why attorneys can be great for private lending
  • Brandon’s first two and a half years and where he’s going from here
  • How Mike has hit $32,000 a month cash flow in just five years
  • What mentorship has meant to both Mike and Brandon

Resources:

Oct 11, 2016

During his 25+ years in business of helping folks to create wealth tax free, David Cole has seen time and again the dramatic differences in the outcome between people who step up to the plate and take charge of their financial lives as opposed to those who continue to do exactly as they are told and “trust” the system .

A favorite quote from his book is now more relevant than ever, “Get Rich Slow” …

“As a result of others controlling your money, you’ve been lulled into a false sense of security, believing someone else is standing guard over your hard-earned dollars and, thus, guaranteeing your financial future.”

Today, David is recognized throughout the country as one of the foremost experts on the subject of retirement plans for hands on real estate investors. He specializes in structuring 100% self-directed retirement plans which provide his clients checkbook control of every penny of their retirement money.

David has consulted with hundred of hands on real estate investors helping them to overcome obstacles that were limiting their success. One issue that kept coming up with alarming regularity was that of buyers who had had poor credit scores and could not obtain a mortgage.

To find a solution to his common obstacle, David dived deep into the credit reporting world and what he found both shocked and discouraged him. The cards are stacked, on purpose, against the average individual and without an expert on their side they are ill equipped to win this war.

David now educates folks around the country as to what they are really up against and the steps involved in improving, monitoring and protecting their personal credit records and scores.

David along with his Wife Jill, reside in Prescott, Arizona. Where during their personal time they are working towards creating a hands on Aquaponics education center to teach families how to grow their own pesticide free, organic, fruits and vegetables.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why your life is controlled by your credit score
  • What happened when credit scores tanked and what you can do about it
  • How credit card companies make billions by setting you up to fail
  • Adverse risk: how what you do with any credit company impacts any others you may use
  • What you really need to know about credit bureaus
  • Improving credit and doing so within a reasonable, and affordable, timeline
  • Defending your credit report
  • The lawyer David knows that can help fix your credit in 90 days and how he does it
  • Why most creditors usually take the cheap way out and how this can be a major benefit for you
  • The federal law that protects you from creditors
  • What the lawyer’s process looks like after the initial 90 days are up

Resources:

Oct 6, 2016

Sharon Vornholt has been investing in real estate in the Louisville, KY area since 1998. In addition to being a full time investor, she is the creator of the Louisville Gals Real Estate Blog and hosts a popular podcast called “Let’s Talk Real Estate Investing”.

Sharon writes articles for a number of sites for real estate investors, and she is regular contributor to REI Wealth Magazine. She is also a coach, a mentor and hosts several live events every year.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why you have to get your name right from the very beginning
  • Why you need your website name to be a .com
  • What do you stand for?
  • The website as a credibility builder
  • Real estate branding: f you don’t create your brand, other people will create it for you
  • How to create and keep happy customers
  • Sharon’s event: Branding, Books and Beaches
  • Using direct mail marketing in 2016
  • Using text message marketing
  • Writing an authority book to promote your brand
  • How to pick the price point for your book
  • How to get great reviews of your book

Resources:

Oct 5, 2016

Robert Nickell is a national speaker, published author and one of the most successful real estate investors in the nation. Robert is known for his unique ability to teach, train, and run successful virtual businesses.

Robert co-created Investor Virtual Assistant Services, LLC (IVAS) with the purpose of sharing his knowledge, experience and success with fellow investors around the world that are looking to take more control of their time while increasing productivity and reducing costs.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How to find Virtual Assistants already trained in real estate investing
  • Learn how to become a better employer by learning to delegate
  • A solution for entrepreneurs who aren’t good with important, but boring and consistent/repetitive tasks
  • Get time back for yourself so you can be with family and focus on your business growth
  • Understand the value of a VA both for you, your business, and the VA
  • Powerful examples of how a VA can not only pay for themselves, but make you money
  • Your VA will Handle day-to-day tasks that NEED to be done, but will otherwise slip through the cracks
  • What should you pay for a VA and what do you get for it?
  • Are these trained employees the right choice for your business?
  • How does your business culture matter, even for a VA?
  • Get coaching about the best use of your VA for your business
  • Great advice to make sure you never have to panic if your VA leaves
  • An exclusive offer to listeners from Robert Nickell

Resources:

Oct 4, 2016

Shannon Stephen is the founder and the driving force behind MoatNoteServicing, LLC at ReInvestorSummit.com/noteservicing

For over two decades Shannon has worked for some of the most prolific real estate investors in her community, and has collected thousands upon thousands of payments for properties for her employers who are the principal owners of the notes.

Today she is a registered and bonded professional note servicing expert specialising in helping third party mortgagors and landlords to collect their monthly payments. She will also collect your monthly rental payments but make no mistake, Moat Note Servicing is NOT a property management company.

Shannon possesses a vast range of real life experience and expertise in the processes of collections. From late fees, timely noticing, and bankruptcy filings, to squatters, foreclosures, and writ of possessions, there is little this collection agent hasn’t dealt with.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What is a note servicing company, and how does it help you?
  • Who needs a note servicing company
  • How we train people to pay you on time, every time, from the very beginning.
  • Learn how 3rd party services can save you a LOT of stress
  • How to navigate the laws concerning late payments and win!
  • What is escrow, and what are you required to do as the owner financer?
  • How to determine the amount of escrow you need to collect
  • Learn the 5 types of charges you can collect to get the most value out of your property
  • How to get your payers to pay for the collection services as well

Resources:

Sep 23, 2016

Lane O’Bryon got into the mortgage business back in 2001. Before that, he was in corporate America and hated his job. He quickly fell in love with the mortgage business and made more money in his first three months than he was going to make all year at his job that he had just left.

He had a few lucky breaks and found himself in the top 10% of producers among his peers. In 2010, he was asked to become a coach in the national program known as the Direct Lender Alliance.

Since then, he has successfully coached and mentored hundreds of individuals on all aspects of the lending business. He has also closed over 1000 deals in his career and is a full-time student of the business.

Lane has interviewed hundreds of people at all levels including many industry experts to find out what works and what doesn’t work. This led him to create an agency business where he had over 100 agents nationwide.

He discovered the one UNIVERSAL PROBLEM that Investors, AND Brokers ALL have: Finding, vetting and building relationships with the BEST SOURCES of Capital for YOUR SPECIFIC DEAL NEEDS!

Lane made it his personal mission to actually solve this problem, and now is helping hundreds with this unbelievable but very simple solution. Mitch says: “I personally have never seen anything like this anywhere, and I know that you are going to love it!. It’s the Perfect Solution.”

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • There are better options for financing, and we have found them for you
  • Get up to 90% of the purchase and 100% of the rehab funds for a house
  • What buying at discount means when getting a loan
  • What is ARV, and what is your ARV?
  • Do lenders need to know where the down payment is coming from?
  • How do loan minimums affect you when flipping a house?
  • Resources for brokers and investors-The Perfect Solution!
  • How to find financing for Self Storage Facilities
  • There are 3 types of cash — which one do you want?
  • Mortgage brokers, Realtors, Commercial Real Estate Brokers, Business Brokers, CPA’s, Attorneys, Financial Planners AND MORE will greatly benefit from this program.

Resources:

Sep 23, 2016

Ari Page is the owner and CEO of Fund & Grow. His company helps small businesses and real estate investors get significant funding (up to $250,000 and more) and much of it is at zero percent interest via creative credit card financing. To date, the Company has raised over $250M in credit for its small business clients. Ari acquired the Company in 2009 and has grown Fund & Grow by 450% despite the great recession. Their approach to employees, affiliates and vendors the same – treat people with kindness, respect and care, go out of your way for them, and everybody wins. Ari resides in Spring Hill, Florida with his wife, Maja, and their two children.

Mike Banks is the COO and Marketing Director of Fund & Grow and works directly with CEO Ari Page. With over 8 years of success and growth, they have built a thriving business based on offering exceptional service to their customers and a dynamic and rewarding work environment to their employees.

Mike regularly hosts live webinars and creates elite Joint Ventures and Partnerships with other Expert Trainers and Affiliate networks, many of which are looking to help their clientele finance deals and purchases at 0% for 12-18 months.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How bad credit REALLY hurts you!
  • Some easy types of funding
  • The difference between “Good Debt” and “Bad Debt”
  • The difference between “Personal Credit” and “Business Credit”
  • How you can use these funding sources for any type of business – not just for real estate deals
  • How to use these funding sources to make your deal a no-brainer for your private lender
  • Why 8 out of 10 new businesses fail
  • How to ensure you never run out of funding resources
  • Why you should let the pros fix your credit and increase your funding resources
  • How inaccurate data affects your credit scores
  • Why banks like to give out credit cards
  • How you can build up to $250,000 in credit over 12 months

Resources:

Sep 23, 2016

Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed RE investor for 20+ years. His real estate investing career started at the age of 23 when he read “Nothing Down” by Robert Allen.

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR:
Mitch, together with his wife, Tommi, and his daughter, Shannon purchased their fair share of local houses. Their company, Independence Day, Inc., has bought and sold over 1,300 properties in and about San Antonio, Tx since 1996. This company specializes in buying distressed properties with OPM and selling those properties with Owner Financing.

Cash4Houses.NET (Buying Site)
Homes2Go.NET (Selling Site)
MoatNoteServicing.com (Note Servicing)

STORAGE FACILITY OWNER:
The Stephen family built wealth by purchasing very affordable homes, selling them for double the cost, and owner financing the sale by creating note to their buyer. In 1991 the family made plans to keep their wealth and create “Forever Money” by acquiring Self-Storage and Boat Storage facilities primarily around Canyon Lake where they live in Texas. They started with 13 boat storages in front of a state park at the lake, and the storage business has grown to over 1,100 storage doors in 16 locations;

CanyonLakeStorage.com
FlourBluffStorage.com
RockportFultonBoatStorage.com

AUTHOR:
Mitch is the author 3 books:

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
Failing Forward to Financial Freedom

MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES:
200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties

My Life & 1,000 Houses
The Art of Owner Financing

For more info about these books go to 1000houses.com/the-book

EDUCATOR:
Mitch offers Online Education, Group Coaching, and Full-on Mentorships as it relates to all the aspects of Owner Financing.

Mitch’s personal expertise includes; Raising Private Money, Finding Bargain Properties, Negotiating Favorable Terms, Dealing with Renovations and Contractors, Selling Houses, Selling Notes with little to NO Discount, and helping others deal with the everyday throws of life in business. He is very familiar with Dodd-Frank, RMLOs, S.A.F.E. Act, Texas Property Code, Truth -in-Lending, R.E.S.P.A. and the legal options available in the owner finance domain. 1000Houses.com

Mitch forged the creation of a mass texting software, LiveComm.com to help solve problems that arise when you get numerous calls from bandit signs advertising Owner Financed Houses. http://LiveComm.com

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • My story and why I started this podcast
  • How to become Financially Free using real estate as the vehicle and using Owner Financing as the primary strategy
  • Why you don’t need money to be successful in creative real estate
  • Why “Owner Financing” is so powerful
  • Why the buy and hold strategy is NOT the best strategy out there
  • Why you want customers to have the mindset of a BUYER– not a TENANT
  • The core belief that fuels the “Owner Financing Strategy”
  • How to get paid to create substantial, long-lasting cash flow
  • Navigating the laws and regulations of Dodd-Frank. Don’t make it complicated.
  • How to get paid 6 TIMES on every deal!
  • How to do it all with OPM (other people’s money)
  • How to calculate a property’s “Owner Finance Value”
  • Where the Owner Financing Strategy works best
  • Why the Owner Financing model booms in the bad times

Resources:

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